(WASHINGTON) – In a letter to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch last week, Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa urged the Justice Department to reject any remedy to the pending mega-merger in the beer industry that does not address the competitive effects arising from MillerCoors’ decision to close its highly efficient brewery in Eden, North Carolina.
Local 391 members have requested that this website feature the list of NC members of Congress who voted for and against the omnibus budget bill that led to the proposed cuts in pensions to members of Central States. While the proposed cuts have been taken off the table, many wish to hold their members of Congress, including US Senators, who voted yes initially.
Teamsters Local 391 has joined the NC State AFL-CIO in recommending Sabra Jean Faires for election as the next justice on the North Carolina Supreme Court. Primary voters will decide June 7 if Faires makes it onto the ballot in November. Early voting runs May 26 to June 4.